Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Bill Federico, Theresa Jackson, Louanna Bruner, Sergeant-at-Arms Kenny Sprague, Treasurer Craig Graveratte, Sub-Chief Julius S. Peters, Chief Ronald F. Ekdahl, Secretary Frank J. Cloutier, Chaplain Diana Quigno-Grundahl, Lindy Hunt, Jennifer L. Wassegijig and Ron Nelson

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Family Dinner Purposeful Parenting Month - Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | Eagles Nest Tribal Gym | 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Published: 7/17/2018 8:21:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Please join us at the Tribal Gym for a Family Dinner: Purposeful Parenting Month
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How Tribal Leaders Are Responding to the Opioid Crisis in Michigan's Native American Communities
Published: 7/16/2018 8:59:00 AM - Court

In Michigan opioid-related deaths are nearly twice as high among tribal members compared to other demographics. This is an overview of the tribe’s approach to dealing with the opioid epidemic.
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Court Docket for Week of July 16th, 2018
Published: 7/16/2018 8:38:00 AM - Court Dockets

Court Docket for Week of July 16nd, 2018
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Drums Out - Baby Celebration | July 17, 2018
Published: 7/12/2018 9:23:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Drums out will be singing at the baby celebration instead of the blue house tonight
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Film Screening & Community Filmmaking Workshop - Thursday August 9th | 2-5PM
Published: 7/12/2018 9:14:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Join us for this film screening followed by a filmmaking workshop!
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Sewing class canceled - July 12, 2018
Published: 7/12/2018 8:46:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Due to the baby celebration taking place tonight sewing has been cancelled and will resume next week.
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Sacred Fire Lunch Cancelled
Published: 7/10/2018 11:21:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Due to the baby celebration we are cancelling sacred fire lunch this Thursday 7/12/2018
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Freedom Walk 2018
Published: 7/10/2018 10:44:00 AM - Behavioral Health

Saturday, July 28 | Eagles Nest Tribal Gym | Doors open at 7 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
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SCT Veterans (Ogitchidaa) 2018 Golf Tournament
Published: 7/9/2018 3:46:00 PM - Waabooz Run Golf Course

$75 Player | $225 Team | Friday July 13th, 2018 | Come support our Veterans!
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Sundance Institute Native Shorts Program
Published: 7/9/2018 1:24:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Free Public Screening Mon July 9, 2018 6am-8pm | Free Filmmaking Workshop Tuesday July 10, 2018 11am-5pm
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2018 SCIT Golf Membership
On sale Monday, Feb. 12
FAN Fundraiser
Wednesday, May 2nd
11:30 am – 2 pm
Gardening Presentation
Wednesday, May 16
12 p.m
2018 Spring Drug Drop-off
May 10th
Honoring Saganing Traditional Powwow
June 16th - 17th
31st Annual Michigan Indian Family Olympics
Friday, July 20th
34th Annual Saginaw Chippewa Powwow
July 27th - 29th
  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
  • Final Journey

  • A special place to acknowledge and honor members who have walked on...
  • Our Final Journey